February 13

Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953

Location: Doerr-Hosier Center Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Aspen Institute Art Curator Lissa Ballinger as you learn about the beginnings of modern Aspen, and of the Aspen Institute by touring this Bauhaus-inspired campus designed by Herbert Bayer.  The tour features the recent exhibition of Herbert Bayer works on view in the Resnick Gallery of the Doerr-Hosier building, Mountains and Convolutions: 1944-1953, curated by Bernard Jazzar. Tours are free and open to the public, no RSVP necessary.

Image Credit: Daniel Bayer
Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953
February 12

Bauhaus Evenings: Time Travel Tuesdays | Aspen's Characters: Conversations with Herbert Bayer & Fabi Benedict

Aspen Historical Society

Location: Wheeler Opera House Lobby Times: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

History scholars and performers Mike Monroney and Jane Click will present Chautauqua-style character performances of siblings in-law, Herbert Bayer and Fabi Benedict. Bauhaus artist Hebert Bayer came to Aspen in 1945 with his wife Joella. Joella’s sister Fabi soon followed and married Fritz Benedict. In honor of the new AHS “bayer & bauhaus” exhibit, the conversation-style museum theatre performance will explore Bayer’s fascination with and relationship with Aspen. Fabi, a force in her own right, displays the spirit of individualism and creativity that are the very essence of the Bauhaus. This special Aspen Historical Society program is part of Bauhaus 100: Aspen, the community-wide centennial celebrations of the Bauhaus school.

Tickets are $10/free for AHS Lixiviator members
Purchase tickets at aspenshowtix.com

Bauhaus Evenings: Time Travel Tuesdays | Aspen's Characters: Conversations with Herbert Bayer & Fabi Benedict
February 5

Time Travel Tuesdays | Paint "Bayer" Number

Aspen Historical Society

Location: Wheeler Opera House Lobby Times: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Herbert Bayer, a Bauhaus artist in many mediums, created prolific works during his time in Aspen, CO. In honor of the new “bayer & bauhaus” exhibit at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum and the Bauhaus 100: Aspen celebrations, this special Aspen Historical Society program will allow you to discover the history of Bayer’s Bauhaus-influenced style by re-creating one of his works of art. AHS will provide everything participants need to paint their own “Bayer,” and the Wheeler bar will be open for an animated evening in the Bauhaus tradition. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to enjoy this special program pairing history, cocktails and creativity.

Tickets are $10/free for AHS Lixiviator members
Purchase tickets at aspenshowtix.com

Time Travel Tuesdays | Paint "Bayer" Number
January 25

Bauhaus 3D Printer Programming

Location: Pitkin County Library Times: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take home a Herbert Bayer Bauhaus inspired 3D print. In a one hour session you can learn how to use the Pitkin County Library’s 3D printer and about the influence the Bauhaus and Herbert Bayer had on our culture and community. Shannon Foster will available on the 4th Friday of every month from 12-4:00 in our Maker Space lab to guide you through this process. Shannon is also available by appointment if you can’t make a Friday session. She can be reached at 970-429-1943 or shannon.foster@pitkincounty.com.

Free and open to the public.

 

Bauhaus 3D Printer Programming
January 16

Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953

The Aspen Institute

Location: Doerr-Hosier Center Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Aspen Institute Art Curator Lissa Ballinger as you learn about the beginnings of modern Aspen, and of the Aspen Institute by touring this Bauhaus-inspired campus designed by Herbert Bayer.  The tour features the recent exhibition of Herbert Bayer works on view in the Resnick Gallery of the Doerr-Hosier building, Mountains and Convolutions: 1944-1953, curated by Bernard Jazzar. Tours are free and open to the public, no RSVP necessary.

Image Credit: Daniel Bayer
Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953
January 11

Youth All Day Art Camp: Inspired by Paul Klee

Red Brick Center for the Arts

Location: Red Brick Center for the Arts Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Youth All Day Art Camp at the Red Brick Center for the Arts for elementary age students. Campers will make artworks inspired by Bauhaus artist and teacher Paul Klee whose art was at times fantastic, childlike and witty. Campers will explore, play and have fun with art at the Red Brick.

Workshop is $60 per child.

Youth All Day Art Camp: Inspired by Paul Klee
January 11

Kidsculpt

Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Location: Aspen Core Mall Times: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Anderson Ranch Arts Center hosts both adult and kid snow sculpture competitions as part of Aspen’s annual Winterskol festivities. Teams work around the clock to transform their blocks of snow into freestanding creations. The theme of both competitions (adult+kids) will be based around Bauhaus works of art and design.

Read the archive about Kidsculpt and Wintersköl 2019 here.

Kidsculpt
January 10 until
Jan 13, 2019

Wintersköl

Aspen Chamber Resort Association

Location: Times: All Day

Wintersköl, Aspen’s annual “toast to winter,” dates back to a quiet January in 1951 when local Aspenites decided to celebrate Aspen’s unique Nordic lifestyle with an eclectic weekend of festivities. Today the four-day celebration features Wintersculpt, WinterFest, a canine fashion show, fireworks and much more.

Wintersköl
January 10 until
Jan 12, 2019

Wintersculpt

Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Location: Aspen Core Mall Times: All Day

Anderson Ranch Arts Center hosts both adult and kid snow sculpture competitions as part of Aspen’s annual Winterskol festivities. Teams work around the clock to transform their blocks of snow into freestanding creations. The theme of both competitions (adult+kids) will be based around Bauhaus works of art and design.

Read the archive on Wintersculpt and Wintersköl 2019 here.

Wintersculpt
January 9

Bauhaus Evening: Why Bauhaus? Why Aspen? Why 2019?

The Aspen Institute

Location: Limelight Hotel Times: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the kickoff event to the community-wide celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus.

This 8-month long celebration will commemorate the influence of the Bauhaus on Aspen and reveal the many influences it has had, and continues to have, to inspire artists, designers, architects, landscape architects and thinkers in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Featuring Aspen Art Museum co-founder and former assistant to Herbert Bayer Dick Carter, landscape architect Ann Mullins and architect Harry Teague in conversation with moderator Steven Wickes. This lively panel discussion will examine the impact this iconic art school had on the world of design and will illuminate the mysteries of how Aspen benefited.

Free and open to everyone.  Sponsored by the Aspen Institute.

Click here for recorded audio of the event.

Bauhaus Evening: Why Bauhaus? Why Aspen? Why 2019?